174,541 tourists visit Zambo PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 25 March 2018 15:43

By Allen Abastillas

More than a hundred thousand tourists visited Zamboanga City in 2017, according to City Tourism statistics.

Based on City Tourism records, 174,541 tourists visited four known sites in Zamboanga City last year.

These are Sta. Cruz Island, Fort Pilar, Paseo del Mar and the Yakan Weaving Village.

Fort Pilar topped the list of tourist destinations with 99,524 visitors.

This was followed by Sta Cruz island with 62,703 visitors, Museo de Zamboanga with 8,500 and Yakan Weaving Village in Upper Calarian with 3,814 visitors.

Tourists said that they prefer to shop at the Yakan Weaving Village in Zamboanga due to its accessiblity.  (Allen Abastillas)